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If anyone has ever told you "Relax, it's just a movie" this could be the podcast for you.

If anyone has ever told you "Relax, it's just a movie" this could be the podcast for you.
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Location:

United States

Description:

If anyone has ever told you "Relax, it's just a movie" this could be the podcast for you.

Language:

English

Contact:

540-604-8551


Episodes

S1E7 – About Doubt

5/19/2019
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Show notes: We are both cradle Catholics, so we discuss John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt with maybe a little too much passion and familiarity. We cover: Why the story of Doubt is better suited to the stage than the screen. How the use of camera angles reinforces the movie’s message. Whether hierarchical establishments like the Catholic […]

Duration:00:45:13

S1E6 – About Gladiator

5/12/2019
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About Gladiator. Show Notes: We’ve both seen this movie approximately 8 million times, so we get pretty far into the weeds. We discuss: Why all of this could have been avoided if Commodus had been properly loved as a child. Whether the mob truly loves Maximus. How Joaquin Phoenix gives an incredible performance as Commodus […]

Duration:01:40:27

S1E5 – About Groundhog Day

5/6/2019
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About Groundhog Day. Episode Highlights: A special guest drops in to make us look stupid. We actively insult the special guest.

Duration:00:48:04

S1E4 – About Interstellar

4/28/2019
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About Interstellar. Episode Highlights: Scott tries to sound smart.

Duration:00:53:20

S1E3 – About Fight Club

4/28/2019
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About Fight Club. Show Notes: We break the first two rules of Fight Club and discuss: Whether this movie is fundamentally about masculinity, the limitations (or lack thereof) of the human mind, or both. Why we think Marla’s character development falls flat. Whether the lack of physical realism weakens the impact of the film. Bonus: […]

Duration:01:18:57

S1E2 – About The Fighter

4/28/2019
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About The Fighter. Show Notes: Like 60% of this episode is just us breaking down how fantastic Christian Bale’s performance is. But we also discuss: Why this movie isn’t really about boxing. Why Mark Wahlberg’s performance is better than people say it is. The many sacrifices that went into making this movie happen. How the […]

Duration:01:14:46

S1E1 – About The Prestige

4/28/2019
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About The Prestige. Show Notes: The Prestige is a brilliant but complicated movie. We break it down a little bit for you. Here are some of the things we cover: Whether or not this movie has a “good guy.” How this entire movie is a magic trick and whether or not that makes it better. […]

Duration:00:48:08